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Golf Stock Photo Fail – 1990 Left-Handed Edition

Written by: Tony Korologos | Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Categories: Boneheads
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It’s tough for managers of golf companies’ social networks. They feel that they have to pump out “engaging” content on their social networks constantly. One way they do that is to ask the never over-used questions like “who is your dream foursome?” and “will Tiger Woods break Jack Nicklaus’s major record?”  From a legal standpoint they have to make sure they don’t get sued for “stealing” a copyrighted photo, so they turn to the golf stock photo websites for generic photos they can use (fee or free).

One problem. Those stock photos are produced by people who obviously know nothing about golf and many are super old.

1990 Left Handed Edition

Here’s another original, engaging question and supporting golf stock photo fail image: If you could only choose 3 clubs for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

When I see posts like this, I’m drawn…no, almost obsessed with the images.  Look at this left-handed bag of clubs from about 1990. Look how awful a job they did of photoshopping out the branding from the irons on the right.  There are 12 clubs. Why? Where are the other two? Where’s the putter? Where are the head covers?  Why are they left-handed?

I need answers.


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